Category: Articles

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From adiabatic to dispersive readout of Quantum Circuits

Article: Published, in Physical Review Letters by Sunghun Park and Alfredo Levy Yeyati, members of the Theoretical Condensed Matter physics Department. Circuit quantum electrodynamics (QED) allows to readout the state of a qubit or a quantum circuit...

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Tunnelling between superconducting bound states at the atomic scale

Tunnelling between Yu-Shiba-Rusinov bound states realized by STM. Article: published in Nature Physics by Juan Carlos Cuevas and Alfredo Levy Yeyati, IFIMAC researchers and members of the Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics Department. The competition between magnetism and superconductivity...

Polaritonic Molecular Clock: Listening to Molecules

Polaritonic Molecular Clock: Listening to Molecules

Article: published in Nature Communications by R. E. F. Silva, Francisco J. García-Vidal and Johannes Feist, IFIMAC researchers and members of the Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics Department. The motion of atoms in a molecule typically occurs on the...

Light in the Tunnel

Light in the Tunnel

Article: published in Nature Communications by Antonio I. Fernández-Domínguez, Rodolfo Miranda, Francisco J. García-Vidal, Roberto Otero, IFIMAC researchers and members of the Condensed Matter Physics Department and Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics Department. Researchers from the Universidad Autónoma de...

Non-equilibrium Autonomous Maxwell (or not) Demons

Non-equilibrium Autonomous Maxwell (or not) Demons

Article: published in Physical Review Letters by Rafael Sánchez, IFIMAC researcher and member of the Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics Department. The second law of thermodynamics dictates that a heat engine can generate power provided that it absorbs...

Experimental Realization of a Quantum Dot Energy Harvester

Experimental Realization of a Quantum Dot Energy Harvester

Article: published in Physical Review Letters by Rafael Sánchez, IFIMAC researcher and member of Department of Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics. We demonstrate experimentally an autonomous nanoscale energy harvester that utilizes the physics of resonant...

A Protein-based Junction Serves as a Current Switch

A Protein-based Junction Serves as a Current Switch

Articles: published in Angewandte Chemie by Juan Carlos Cuevas and Linda A. Zotti, IFIMAC researchers and members of Department of Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics. Proteins are key biological molecules that are responsible for numerous...